Part of speech:
(Law) The act or an instance of changing or setting aside a lower court's decision by a higher court.
To uplift; elate:
To make void; repeal or annul.
The invalidation of a marriage, as for nonconsummation, effected by means of a declaration stating that the marriage was never valid.
The definition of cancellation is the act of cancelling something, or saying that something is no longer going to happen.
The act or an instance of revoking.
The definition of abolition is the act of stopping something, or the state of being stopped.
To fail to follow suit in cards when required and able to do so.
To bring to an end the effect or existence of; cancel out:
To do away with; put an end to; annul:
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
A rescinding or annulling
The termination of a contract unilaterally by a party for substantive legal reasons, such as the failure of the other party to perform its obligations; or, the mutual termination of a contract, with the result that both parties are restored to the status quo ante (see also rescind); a remedy that one may seek in a court of equity that results in a termination of the contract as though it had never existed.
To surrender one's claim to, right to, or interest in; give up entirely:
To abolish a custom or law by some authoritative, formal, legislative, or other legally effective method.
To add to, delete, correct, revise, or otherwise alter.
To mark or perforate (a postage stamp or check, for example) to indicate that it may not be used again.
To make invalid; deprive of legal force
To subject (an elected official) to a recall.
To formally give up title to; to abandon (renounce title); to decline recognition of (renounce one’s duty to serve).
To draw back:
To turn inside out or upside down:
To make void, or of no effect; nullify; annul
To recall or retract:
The definition of an enactment is the process of making a law, or acting out a scene from a play or document.
The right, permission, or power to come and go freely:
A consideration, influence, or principle that dictates an ethical choice.
To enact is defined as to make into a law or to act out.
To give one's consent to; sanction; confirm
(Intransitive) To go successfully through (an examination, trail, test, etc).
To affirm or approve, usually after the fact.
(Informal, Dial.) To take legal action (against)
To arrange or agree to:
To turn or throw over; upset
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